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Want To Know How To Get Funding For Your Project? We Asked Stakeholders. Here’s What We Discovered.

Designing a research project that engages well with stakeholders is held up as the gold star when applying for funding. And we all know how competitive it is to get funding, so getting it right is key. 

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by Freya Lucas

TIMSS Study gives insights into the role of school readiness in later performance

New results from the world’s longest running large-scale international assessment mathematics and science, released this morning, have revealed important insights about how the early experiences of children can impact on their academic performance throughout school in mathematics and science.

2 months

by Freya Lucas

How can we better communicate the importance of supporting children’s play?

For the past two years, the FrameWorks Institute has worked in partnership with Telethon Kids Institute and Minderoo Foundation to investigate perceptions of early childhood in Australia. The project has identified gaps between public thinking and the science of early childhood, and have developed and tested new ways of talking about early childhood that make this science more accessible.

2 months

by Freya Lucas

Pilot trial brings together older adults and preschoolers, inspired by television show

Psychologists and geriatricians from UNSW, University of Sydney and Griffith University will spend 10 weeks within the school term at St Nics’ Christian Preschool in Coogee as part of an Australian first pilot trial bringing together older adults and preschoolers to assess the mutual health benefits of intergenerational activity, such as reducing frailty and depression.

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by Freya Lucas

ACER author Coral Campbell speaks with The Sector about the value of STEM in ECEC

The Sector recently spoke with author and academic, Coral Campbell, about the value of STEM in early childhood education and care (ECEC), and her perspectives on weaving STEM into everyday learning.

4 months

by Freya Lucas

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